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    Foxface rabbitfish

    Siganus vulpinus

    Closest relatives Surgeonfish, rabbitfish (28 species)
    Habitat Coral reefs, seagrass meadows, algae fields up to 30 meters deep
    Behaviour Young animals in large shoals, adults mostly paired up
    Diet Algae and zooplankton
    Body length up to 25 cm
    Spawn no brood care, migration into spawning areas, the larvae are carried away by the sea current
    Use Food fish, fishkeeping
    Current status still widespread

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    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList